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Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 4:30 PM
A film that not only captures the signature annual music and cultural event that has been called America's greatest festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy.
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Admission Adult Matinee - $9.29
Admission Seniors (60+) - $8.41
Admission Children (12 and younger) - $8.41
Admission UI Student (with valid ID) - $8.41

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With the support of KCCK 88.3, to help support Iowa City Jazz Festival, $1 from every ticket to Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story will be donated to Summer of the Arts in support of their annual celebration of music and community.

"Music fans of assorted persuasions will be delighted."—Todd McCarthy, Deadline

"Overflowing with affection and toe-tapping exuberance."—Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue

"There is a poetic beauty to this film. The cinematography is absolutely stunning."—Raquel Stecher, Quelle Movies

This lively documentary weaves together performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic Jazz Fest, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. The film not only captures the Festival in all of its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy. Jazz Fest is the signature annual music and cultural event of New Orleans and has been called America’s greatest festival. Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, Jazz Fest is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of thousands attend the event each year. Local music heroes are joined on 14 stages by some of the most important figures in entertainment, highlighting the connections between Louisiana culture and the world.

Series Info
Series:New Release Films
Film Info
Runtime:94 minutes
Director:Frank Marshall, Ryan Suffern
Year Released:2022
Production Country:USA